Mount Nebo, Mohawk Valley
November 4, 1979
A steady rain was falling at the start of this long hike,
which continued all day, only changing at times to heavy and
then very heavy rain!!
After arranging a car shuttle at Wendling and departing from
Leaburg at 8:30, the party of nine slipped and slithered toward
Mt. Nebo (3,407 ft).
Crampons would have been appropriate at times!
At the top, virtually non-stop, by 12:30.
There was no lookout hut, but a curious geological survey
A usually interesting overlook of Georgia Pacific’s
holdings and beyond was blotted out by freezing fog, so our
lunch stop was minimal.
Many hunters were about on this last day of deer season.
Continuing on to Wendling and the warmth of the cars by 3:30
completed our nearly 20 mile hike.
Still raining, of course!
Damp but in good spirits were: